The Brantford Kinsmen 6th Annual Ribfest

Brantford, ON — The Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest is back and better than ever! In its sixth year, this family-friendly festival is one of Brantford’s most anticipated summer events, welcoming more than 20, 000 people. Enjoy a weekend full of food, music and fun on August 7, 8 and 9, 2015 in Brantford’s beautiful Cockshutt Park. Savour mouth-watering ribs, hamburgers, slow-roasted corn, blooming onions and cool treats like ice cream and snow cones. The Molson Beer garden will be open daily, which is always the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the live music.

Award-winning ribbers from all over North America will showcase their finest ribs and sauces. Teams are competing for this year’s title of “Best Ribs”. Sample each team’s special recipes and vote for your favourite. All proceeds from this event will support Brantford Kinsmen Club’s commitments to continuing support for local initiatives.

While ribs take centre stage, there is a lot more to enjoy at the festival. Local bands will be performing all weekend as well as the following headliners presented by the OLG. Enjoy Slawek Barrie LaPointe on opening night Friday August 7. Saturday, August 8 will continue with Jukebox Jury followed by Peeler on Sunday, August 9.

Take some time to stroll through the Rogers TV Marketplace. Browse unique items while supporting local merchants. Brantford’s Ribfest has thought of everything this year. New features include the Clarence Street Dental flossing station and the Turtle Island News picnic area.

The HomeSense Kids Zone will feature amusement rides and bouncy castles provided by Kiddie’s Fun Trak as well as Pony Rides, What a Ball, and much more to keep your little ones entertained. My Little Pony’s AppleJack will be visiting with kids on Sunday, from noon until 3:00 pm. There’s something for everyone at the Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest! Visit for full details and schedule.

For more information, please contact:

Kinsmen Club of Brantford

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